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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Welcombe, Bideford, Devon, EX39

Under Offer £480,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached bungalow
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Lounge/diner
  • 5.1 Acres of gardens & pasture
  • Stunning countryside views
  • Sought after location
  • Barns & stables

Full description

Detached home located in one of North Devon's prestigious coastal locations. Private location with 5.1 acres, stabling, ample off road parking, barns and outbuildings suitable for conversation to holiday accommodation stpp. Countryside views. EPC Band D.

Situation And Amenities - Brocksdale Farm is located on the outskirts of the highly sought after village of Welcombe on the North Devon/Cornwall border. The rugged North Devon coastline around this region is extremely dramatic and is classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, all of which is a short drive from the property. The renowned Welcombe Mouth is approximately 2 miles away and is a quiet and tranquil beach. Welcombe Mouth is much quieter than some of the sandy beaches further down the coast due to its access and remoteness. There is also excellent walks available close by where stunning walks and vistas can be enjoyed. The village has a good range of amenities including period Inn and a general store/ Post Office. The port and market town of Bideford and the coastal town of Bude are the closest towns offering a wider range of amenities including banks and supermarkets.

Description - This is an opportunity to acquire a detached spacious bungalow in this highly sought after location on the outskirts of Welcombe and being within a short drive of the rugged North Devon coastline. The property is a detached single storey residence originally built in the 1970's and positioned to take advantage of its stunning countryside views. The accommodation is bright, airy and versatile and would lend itself well for dual occupation. Set in a total of 5.1 acres of gardens and pasture ideal for anyone looking for an equestrian style property or land for privacy to simply walk their dogs. There are two general purpose outbuildings suitable for a variety of uses whether its garaging, stabling or workshop.

The property is also ideal for further development whether that may be extending up into the loft space as the property already has stairs leading up to the loft space, subject to the necessary planning permission. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is more clearly shown on the accompanying floorplan, but comprises;

Entrance via UPVc double glazed door into;

Hallway - UPVc double glazed window to rear, Stairs leading to the loft space. Built in storage cupboard, Doors to;

Lounge/Diner - An L-shaped room with coved ceiling and exposed feature beams, two UPVc double glazed windows with countryside views to the front and side and UPVc double glazed patio door to the side. Three single panelled radiators. Stone fireplace and hearth with wooden mantle and wood burner. Door into the Kitchen and UPVc double glazed sliding patio door into the;

Conservatory - UPVc double glazed with polycarbonate roof. UPVc double glazed windows to side and rear with countryside views. UPVc double glazed sliding patio door to rear garden. Tiled flooring.

Kitchen - Accessed from the Dining Area and Hallway. Coved ceiling. UPVc double glazed window to rear. A range of matching wall and floor kitchen units with roll top work surfaces, one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, built-in electric oven and electric halogen hob with extractor fan over. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for fridge freezer, tiled floor and glazed door to Hallway. (there is redundant piping still in place for the installation of an Aga if required)

Bathroom - UPVc obscure window to rear. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double shower with electric power shower and separate panelled bath.

Bedroom 2 - Coved ceiling. UPVc double glazed window to front. Single panelled radiator, built-in wardrobe and TV point.

Bedroom 1 - Coved ceiling, UPVc double glazed window to front. Single panelled radiator, built-in Wardrobe and TV point.

Bedroom 3 - Coved ceiling, single panelled radiator and telephone point. Double glazed sliding patio door to rear garden. Glazed door to;

Utility Room/Office - Coved ceiling, exposed beams. UPVc double glazed windows to front and side. UPVc obscured glazed door to side. Matching range of wall and floor units with roll top work surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for additional cooker, tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring and door to;

Hall - UPVc double glazed door leading to the side of the property. Door to;

Shower Room - Coved ceiling, part tiled walls. UPVc double glazed obscure window to side. Storage cupboard, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, enclosed tiled shower cubicle with electric power shower over, tiled flooring, shaver light and shaver point.

Loft Room - Accessed from the hallway. Fully boarded floor with light and power. Fully insulated with access door leading to it. This has a good pitch and would be ideal/suitable for a future loft conversion (subject to the necessary planning permissions)

Outside - The property is accessed via a driveway which leads to the side of the property allowing off street parking for several vehicles. There is a stone pathway that leads completely around the property. Pleasant private and enclosed gardens wrap around the property, mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, hedges and specimen trees. There is a gravelled laid patio area which enjoys stunning countryside views. Pond, stabling, outside water and power. There is a five bar gate at the bottom of the garden area which leads to the paddock which is mainly pasture with hedgerow borders. In total the gardens and land amount to approximately 5.1 acres. There are 2 modern barns which could be utilised as stabling, garaging or converted into auxiliary accommodation subject to planning permission. Oil tank.

Local Authority - Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 2QG. Tel: 01237 428700.

Directions - From Bideford proceed on the A39 towards Bude passing through the villages of Ford and Fairy Cross, Horns Cross and Bucks Cross. Continue along this road passing the garage at Clovelly Cross and the Westcountry Inn on the left hand side. Proceed a short distance until reaching Welcombe Cross. Take the right hand turning signposted towards Welcombe. Continue along this lane, passing the local shop on the left hand side and after a short distance the property can be seen on the left with a for sale board clearly displayed.

Special Note - A Certificate of Lawful Use or Development was granted by Torridge District Council for occupation without complying with an Agricultural Occupancy Condition.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.


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